Allah Tested Me With Basketball | The First Hijabi Basketball Player


Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir is an American former collegiate basketball player. She was notable for playing basketball while wearing a hijab, a headscarf for Muslim women. Bilqis scored 3,070 points in her high school career, setting the all-time scoring record in Massachusetts. Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to becoming the first Division I basketball player to play wearing hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as an African-American Muslim.


  Category: Faith & Spirituality, Featured, Highlights, Videos
  Topics: Sports And Recreation
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